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  • Bill Raines

FIRST DAY OF CANDIDATE FILING IS WEDNESDAY MORNING

LAWRENCE COUNTY - JANUARY 3, 2023 - The first day for candidates to file in municipal elections. This includes the City of Bedford, City of Mitchell and Town of Oolitic.


The City of Bedford and Mitchell will include the following offices:


  • Mayor

  • Clerk/Treasurer

  • City Council seats

Town of Oolitic

  • Clerk/Treasurer

  • Town Council seats ( all At-Large)


This year's municipal election will be held on May 2nd, 2023.


Important dates:

  • January 4, 203 - First Day of Candidate filing

  • February 3, 2023 - Last Day to file declaration of candidacy to run in municipal election

  • February 10, 2023 - Deadline to withdraw from municipal primary election

  • February 10, 2023 - Deadline to open candidate finance committee for candidate filing a declaration of candidacy for the primary election and running for office paying more than $5,000 in a calendar year

  • May 2 - Primary Election Day

A few City of Bedford Candidates have already announced they will be seeking office in the 2023 Election.


  • Bedford Mayor Sam Craig

  • Bedford Clerk/Treasurer Marsha Phiefer

  • Bedford Clerk/ Treasure Billie Tumey

  • Bedford City Council member Brad Bough

Lawrence County Zephyr will update the candidate filings as they register.



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